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A 3D Printing First - Printing Wearable Electronics Directly Onto Moving Hand
In a groundbreaking demonstration, researchers at the University of Minnesota used a customized 3D printer to print electronics on a real hand for the first time. Their hybrid fabrication method combines 3D printing of electrical connects with automatic pick-and-placing of surface-mounted electronic components, yielding functional electronic devices on a free-moving human hand.

Tech Briefs spoke to Michael McAlpine, professor at the University of Minnesota, about the technology's potential.
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